Coronavirus: Jai Ram Government imposes Lockdown in Himachal
Update: Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 2:39 PM
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Shimla: In view of the need to contain the spread of the Wuhan-originated pandemic through means of social distancing and self-quarantine, the Jai Ram Government of Himachal Pradesh has ordered lockdown in entire state on monday with immediate effect. During the course of the lockdown, Hospitals, Chemist stores, Optical stores, Pharmaceutical and soap manufacturing units would remain open. Daily need items like grocery, petrol pumps and online delivery systems would operate while public transport mediums like trains, buses, flights would be suspended. Those who wish to enter state should have residential address proof and will be transported with government-provided means only. Army personnel are exempted from this.
Shop or stores selling Groceries Milk Bread, Fruit, Vegetable, Meat Fish & other uncooked food items and their transportation-related activities and warehousing.
Hospitals, Chemist stores, Optical stores, Pharmaceutical and soap manufacturing units and their ancillaries together with transportation-related activities.
Petrol pump. LPG gas, Oil agencies. Their godowns and their transportation-related activities.
E-commerce (delivery) of all essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals and medical equipments Production and Manufacturing units which require continuous process may continue to function, after obtaining required permission from the Deputy Commissioner and following all precautionary protocols as notified by Health Department from time to time.
Units manufacturing alcohol for medicine / sanitizers subject to following all precautionary protocols as notified by the Health Department from time to time. Manufacturing units engaged in production of essential commodities. In this regard, the decision of Deputy Commissioner shall be final.